Switching Epilepsy Medications
If your epilepsy drug isn't working for you, it may be time to switch medications. WebMD tells you what you need to know.
Epilepsy: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
Read about vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), a technique used to treat control seizures in people with epilepsy. Learn more from WebMD.
Epilepsy and Your Changing Hormones
A woman's hormone levels seem to play a role in epilepsy -- especially during puberty, ovulation, and menopause. Learn more from WebMD.
Epilepsy Seizure: What to Do in an Emergency
WebMD tells you how to recognize when seizures require emergency care and what to do if you witness a person having a seizure.
Epilepsy: Surgical Options for Epilepsy
Epilepsy surgery may be an option for people whose seizures are not controlled by medication, or who cannot tolerate the side effects of seizure medications. WebMD explains different surgical options for epilepsy.
Epilepsy and Multiple Subpial Transection (MST)
WebMD explains multiple subpial transection (MST), a surgery which is used to control brain seizures in people with epilepsy who don't respond to medication.
New Moms With Epilepsy
New moms who have epilepsy have unique concerns about their baby's safety. WebMD offers tips on breastfeeding, bathing, carrying your baby, and more.
What to Do if Your Child Has an Epileptic Seizure
WebMD tells you how to handle your child's seizures, and when to call an ambulance.
Epilepsy and the PET Scan
WebMD explains how a PET scan is used to diagnose epilepsy.
Epilepsy and Women
Women with epilepsy need to take precautions in order to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. WebMD tells you more.